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Re: When reviewing a site with CSS disabled, "sea of white" appears: is this a real accessibility issue?

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2014 19:23:49 +0300
To: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <120991417451029@webcorp02f.yandex-team.ru>
Disabling CSS might be a proxy test for situations that are real - but it may be a bad one. Situations you should consider are people using high contrast modes, and people using a fair bit of magnification.



01.12.2014, 19:17, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>:
> On 01/12/2014 16:05, Andy Keyworth wrote:
>> šThe only situation I can imagine this
>> šimpacting is low-vision users who (by force of long habit, perhaps?)
>> šuse a CSS-disabled view to read websites, and for whom these seas of
>> šwhite space would be challenging. But I don't know if there is any
>> šestimate on the number of real users this description fits.
> I'll put my neck on the line and say that, in my estimation, this would
> be an edge case at best, so would not regard that as a problem.
> P
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